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Join the ACC Foundation in partnership with the ACC National Capital Region for a one-day Cybersecurity Summit at American University Washington College of Law to further explore key topics of interest stemming from the release of the 2018 ACC Foundation State of Cybersecurity Report. The Summit is a unique way to engage and educate professionals concerning data privacy issues and will offer educational sessions for attendees to sharpen their cybersecurity skills and knowledge. Our Networking Zone is custom designed to foster personal connections within the cyber community. We will tackle today's most pressing cybersecurity concerns and offer educational sessions with experts from SAP America, Inc., CyberInsecurity News, JCPenney, WireWheel, ZL Technologies, Ditech Financial LLC, Consilio LLC, Guidepost Solutions, Ellucian, DHI Group, Inc., Starr Insurance Companies, and many others.

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Here is what our industry experts will be speaking about at the Summit:
  • The current state of privacy legislation in the US and abroad
  • IoT: What do corporations need to know?
  • Beware of vendor vulnerabilities! Your company is liable for their deficiencies
  • How do GCs forge an alliance with the CISO and the board on cybersecurity issues?
  • What to do in a ransomware attack?
  • Can companies and the government really work together on cybersecurity?
  • Use of artificial intelligence in fighting cyber attacks
  • Cyber insurance update: What's the latest?

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The ACC Foundation's Good Lawyers to Great Lawyers Retreat offers an unprecedented exchange between in-house counsel, outside counsel and business professionals.  The event will focus on strategic professional development and coaching, delivered by a select group of diverse, high-level business professionals, in a casual, intimate setting.

Capitalize on the following offerings:

  • Expand your contacts and gain access to high-level professionals
  • Learn strategic decision making from our accomplished consortium of speakers and attendees
  • Cultivate a robust professional network by integrating your business, personal and strategic relationships
  • Learn how mindfulness and personal well-being translate to success
  • Gain expert advice on building and managing your career
  • Develop a "legacy building" leadership style that is authentic and successful

Unique opportunity

Our goal is to give you tools to hone in on your soft skills.  We will host small, advice driven, closed door discussions with leading legal and business professionals.  These sessions will provide up close and personal feedback from seasoned executives who can help guide your career.  This is a unique opportunity to step back and evaluate your organization's current circumstance and to make positive impactful change. Strategic recreational activities and wellness opportunities will give you a chance to connect and implement your new skill set.  This exclusive retreat promises to be a valuable and impactful experience.

Join us at the Ritz - Carlton Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL for what promises to be 2 1/2 days of pure value!

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The Care and Feeding of In-house Counsel – Dinner Discussion Series

ACC Foundation is hosting a series of private dinners featuring candid discussions between chief legal officers (CLOs) and outside counsel. The dinners are an exceptional opportunity for you to meet and share ideas with senior law firm partners and general counsel in your area. You'll leave the dinner with a better understanding of how in-house and outside counsel can work together to build a rock-solid relationship that achieves the business goals for your organization.

There is no fee for general counsel to attend. Outside counsel and vendors are asked to make a suggested donation of $2,500 per person.

Thank you to our 2018 hosts....

April 5 - New York, NY - Hosted by Verizon
May 10 - Detroit, MI - Hosted by Meritor, Inc.
July 26 - Richmond, VA - Hosted by Dominion Energy
September 17 - Columbus, OH - Hosted by Abercrombie & Fitch
September 18 - Dallas, TX - Hosted by Toyota
September 26 - Denver, CO - Hosted by DaVita
November 15 - New Orleans, LA - Hosted by Entergy Corporation

Stay tuned for 2019 dates and cities.  For questions regarding these events, or to register, please contact Jennifer Chen or call 202.677.4772.